Dr Ronit Ricci
Researcher, School of Culture, History & Language, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
Australian National University
Dr Ronit Ricci is a Researcher at the School of Culture, History & Language, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific. She grew up in Jerusalem, where she earned BA and MA degrees in Indian Languages and Literature and Psychology. She completed a PhD in Comparative Literature at the University of Michigan in 2006 followed by postdoctoral fellowships at Columbia University and the Asia Research Institute, Singapore.
Dr Ricci’s areas of expertise include Comparative Literature Studies, Translation And Interpretation Studies, Historical Studies, Islamic Studies and Indonesian Literature. Her research interests include Islamic literary cultures in South India, Sri Lanka and Indonesia; Javanese and Malay manuscript traditions; history of the book; translation studies; alphabet histories; conversion narratives; comparative literature; and travel literature.